Elly is certified through Pilates Academy International. She also holds a B.F.A. from Montclair State University and is credentialed in all levels with Dance Educators of America. After many years of studying various forms of dance and movement, she discovered Pilates and its unique and positive effects. She has experience as a professional dancer and teaching Pilates as physical therapy. Working with people who have injuries and need rehabilitation enhanced her approach to working with healthy bodies. Elly loves to experience new places, foods and ways of life while always keeping her very strong core with her family and communities.